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Transfer FTM 2019 to a new computer

In this blog, you will learn how to Transfer FTM 2019 to a new computer. If your computer is not working or if you have a new computer that you want to use, you can follow the steps below to transfer your Family Tree Maker 2019. So, let’s learn how to Transfer FTM 2019 to a new computer.

Transfer FTM 2019 To A New Computer

  • Back up your tree data.
  • Download Family Tree Maker to a new computer
  • Install a free Family Tree Maker 2019 copy.
  • Transfer your data from an old to a new computer.

1. How To Back Up Your Tree File?

There are three ways you can back up your tree. Please follow the steps below. We suggest you use an external hard disk or flash drive since we will transfer the files to a new computer.

  1. Please open the Family Tree Maker 2019. Click on the file tab and then click on backup. You will get a small window to select the location. Please choose your external hard disk (flash drive).

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And then click on OK. Once you click on OK, your file will be saved on the external hard disk. You can now quickly move it to the tile computer.

  1. Click on File and Filek on export. When you export a tree, you can select the entire file or individual files. You can also protect this file using a file password.

Click OK, and a new window will appear, asking you to select the location where the file will be saved. Please select the flash drive or external hard disk.

Export FTM Files

  1. The default folder in FTM is the family tree maker saved in the documents folder. Please right-click on it, click on copy, or hold the control key and press C. Once you copy it, you can save the file to aFileternal hard disk.

2. How do you get a free Family Tree Maker 2019 copy and Install it on a new computer?

  • Please go to the MacKiev Family Tree Maker replacement center for a free copy of your Family Tree Maker 2019. You can also go to the Family Tree Maker 2019 upgrade center. When you are on the Family Tree Maker 2019 replacement center page, It will ask you to type your name, email address, country, state, and the version you purchased.

FTM 2019 Upgrade center

  • Click Verify User to verify yourself as a purchaser of Family Tree Maker. Please make sure to enter the correct email address. Else, you will not be able to get the free copy.
  • Once you are verified, keep clicking on next until you get the window to enter your information again to purchase FTM. Do not worry—the cost is USD 0.00, which means you will not pay anything.

You will get two links for the Family Tree Maker 2019 download. You can download FTM 2019 on your Windows or Mac computers. Download and install the Family Tree Maker and import your data from the external hard disk.

3. How do you import tree data from the flash drive to the family tree maker?

  • Open FTM software and then click on the Select Tree tab (it is at the top left corner of your computer screen). You will then have the option to click on the tree browser. Please click on it and then click on browse, as mentioned in the image below.

Import your FTM Tree

Select the folder where our family tree data, which we copied from the old computer, is saved. That is how you can import Family Tree Maker data. If you have Ancestry, you can sign in to Ancestry and download the tree from Ancestry to Family Tree Maker.


Question:- Can Family Tree Maker be installed on two computers?
Answer: Yes, a family tree maker can be installed on three computers as long as the user is only one person. You can use the family Pack of Family Tree Maker 2019 if you have multiple people.

Question:- Is the Family Tree Maker 2019 manual available now?
Answer: Yes, if you want to purchase it. Please note that MacKiev’s previous orders have yet to be delivered. So please order after checking with MacKiev.

Question:- Is transferring Family Tree Maker files from one computer to another hard?
Answer:- If you are computer savvy, then no. It is easy; please follow the process mentioned above.

We provide support for Family Tree Maker 2019 software. If You like us, get your FTM 2019 transfer. Then, you can visit our Family Tree Maker Support website or call us at our FTM toll-free number +1-888-257-3335.

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Charts And Reports In Family Tree Maker 2019 For Windows

Charts And Reports In FTM

Last updated on May 7th, 2024 at 12:17 am

In this Section, we will discuss Charts And Reports In FTM 2019. We will describe how many charts and reports are available in Family Tree Maker. If you want to create a report or charts, you should read this information until the end.

What are the charts and reports options available in Family tree Maker?

Charts And Reports In FTM 2019

Charts and reports

  1. Pedigree Charts – In this chart, a user can display bloodline ancestors. It has graphical information. A user can print it on paper or make a poster.
  2. Descendant Chart – as the name suggests, a user can create a chart of a person’s descendent using the descendent chart.
  3. Relationship chart—You can create a relationship chart between two people. If someone is in between, those people will also be included in the chart.
  4. Hourglass Chart – This chart will display the selected person’s ancestors on top and the descendants below.
  5. Vertical Pedigree Chart – This will display a family tree chart vertically and only direct-line ancestors.
  6. Horizontal Hourglass Chart – This chart will display a person’s ancestors, descendants, and siblings. Users will see the descendent left and ancestors’ right side of the screen.
  7. Bow Tie chart—The bow tie chart displays an individual’s direct line. Here, you will see the paternal left and maternal right.
  8. Family Tree Chart – The user can display an individual’s ancestors; only the bloodline will show here.
  9. Extended Family Chart—Here, a user can display the entire tree or choose what they want to display in the report.
  10. Fan Chart – It will display the ancestors who are in direct bloodline in the form of a Fan (arch)

Genealogy Report In FTM

Genealogy Report

  1. Ahnentafel Report – If you are creating this report and have selected person A, you will get a report of all ancestors of person A.
  2. Descendant report – This report will create a report on the selected person’s descendants.

Person Reports in FTM 2019

person reports

  1. Individual report – when you create this report, it will display the selected person’s detailed information, including pictures and personal notes.
  2. Custom Reports – Custom Reports allows you to customize a person’s report.
  3. Data Error Report—If there is an error in individual information, the family tree maker shows you the error, and you can fix it.
  4. Timeline report – This report shows a person’s event.
  5. Surname report – we can create a surname report. This will display several surnames, including several males and females with that surname.
  6. Notes Reports – You can see notes about someone you created the report for.
  7. Task list – This can list the tasks in your tree.
  8. List of individual reports—This report has five different reports in it: an index of individuals, an Index of individuals with ID, an Anniversary list, a Birthday List, and a contact list.

Relationship Report

Relation Reports

  1. Family Group Sheet – This report includes two parents and the children of both parents. It has a detailed report of single-family. We can include pictures and other facts in it.
  2. Kinship Reports – You can see in this report how a person relates to others in the tree.
  3. Marriage Reports—This report lists all the husbands and wives in the tree and the status of their marriages.
  4. Parentage report—If you create this report, you will see if the parent was natural, the child was adopted, or the child was a foster child.
  5. Outline Descendant Report – it shows all the descendants from generation to generation, including children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren, and it goes on from generation to generation.
  6. Outline Ancestors Report—This report is similar to Outline Descendants but shows an individual’s ancestors.
  7. Family View Report—This report shows three generations, the selected person, and their children.

Place Report In Family Tree maker

Place Report In Family Tree Maker

When you generate this report, you will find all the places in list order associated with each person in your tree. This report will explain how and where your ancestors were moved.

Media Report in FTM

Media Report in FTM

A user can create three types of reports in Media Report. Please find them below.

  1. Media Item Report—Here, you can get printed media with dates and categories. If you type a caption in your image, you will also get a caption in the report.
  2. Photo Album—This report includes the selected individual’s name, birth, death, marriage, and other information.
  3. Media Usage Reinformationou When you generate this report, you will get a list of all media in your tree.

Source Report In FTM

Source Report in FTM

  1. Source Usage Report—When you create this report, you will find all the sources you created in your tree. It will also list all individuals and sources linked to them.
  2. Source Bibliography – Here, reports will be created in bibliography form based on the source you entered.
  3. Documented Facts –  If you create this report, you will see a list of all facts in your tree.
  4. Undocumented Facts—If you create this report, you will see a list of all facts that are not in your tree as the source.

Other Reports In FTM 2019

Other Report in FTM

  1. Calendar Report – If you create this report, you will see birth, marriage, anniversary, and death dates in the calendar form.
  2. Smart Story (Text Item)—The Intelligent Stories report creates reports of people in your tree. You can save it as a media item or include it in books, too.

Books—You can create a genealogy book. You can create a PDF and share it with your family online, or you can print it and share it with your friends and family. This is one of the best things I find in a family tree maker.

If you need help or are looking for an extra hand with your genealogy research, please call our Family Tree Maker Support number at +1-888-257-3335.

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